Crime and Courts

Published on November 20, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A long-contested tree in front of a downtown pizza shop will be replanted at the store owner’s expense, a judge has decided. In his...
Published on November 20, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — The man accused of pulling a gun over a long-standing peanut butter feud says he’s fed up with Berwick and plans to move out of town. “I’m...
Published on November 20, 2018 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A container of methanol exploded and fell to a Mount Carmel High School classroom floor during a science experiment gone wrong....
Published on November 20, 2018 - Page 6
DANVILLE — Montour County Clerk of Courts Susan M. Kauwell is attempting to locate the following individuals for whom her office is holding...
Published on November 19, 2018 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Muncy contractor, who pleaded guilty to felony theft by deception, never reported to prison to serve his sentence, authorities said....
Published on November 19, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —A Northumberland man slapped his ex-girlfriend in the face, sending her to the hospital where she received seven stitches to her forehead...
Published on November 18, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who said he was just trying to comfort a crying woman was attacked by her boyfriend and ended up at the emergency room, police say...
Published on November 18, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick man was driving with a blood-alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit less than one month after a separate arrest for...
Published on November 18, 2018 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man who drove through several intersections with his turn signal activated was found to be intoxicated, arrest papers say...
Published on November 17, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — An elementary school teacher was arrested for drunken driving for the second time in two years, court papers say. Jana Marie Moschgat, 47...
Published on November 17, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University football player pleaded guilty to assaulting another patron at a pizza shop here last spring. Alex Gooden, 22,...
Published on November 17, 2018 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — Two SUVs collided at the intersection of Route 11 and Central Road on Friday morning, police said. Jon Morell Jr., 53, Berwick, was...
Published on November 17, 2018 - Page 3
SUNBURY — A Paxinos man accused of having 52 explosives in his home pleaded guilty Thursday to possessing prohibited offensive weapons, according to...
Published on November 17, 2018 - Page 4
Woman killed in storm crash LOWER AUGUSTA TWP. — A Sunbury woman died when her car crashed down an embankment and struck trees and shrubs during...
Published on November 17, 2018 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A Shamokin man had meth and drug gear in his car when he was pulled over for making an illegal U-turn along Route 487, arrest papers say...
Published on November 17, 2018 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A man who allegedly shoved his wife to the floor was charged with assault when police found her bleeding from a cut on her knee, arrest...
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A former borough manager who resigned after allegedly driving drunk agreed to forego his preliminary hearing Thursday. “I’m trying my...
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — The state’s top attorney filed 20 legal actions Thursday against auto dealers and salespeople in 11 counties for deceptively advertising...
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who was involved with drug smuggling at Columbia County Prison pleaded guilty to felony drug possession. Aly MacDonald, 23, of...
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 4
LIBERTY TWP. — A 19-year-old woman was high on marijuana when she drove on Interstate 80 east the morning of Oct. 19, charges say. Saphyre Angel...
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man who allegedly had marijuana and meth in his car was charged with drug possession when his probation officer found the...
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man seen driving erratically along Lightstreet Road was charged with being impaired by medications, arrest papers say....
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 5
BERWICK — A wanted man had crystal meth and heroin during a traffic stop Nov. 7, charges say. Nicholas Joseph Perry, 26, Briar Creek, had about 4....
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 5
BERWICK — A homeless man had marijuana and related products in a car during a traffic stop and faces a felony drug charge, police said. Joseph N....
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 5
WILKES-BARRE — A case involving the murder of a Wilkes-Barre man with ties to Bloomsburg is moving on to Luzerne County court, according to the Times...
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 5
No one injured in two-vehicle crash DERRY TWP. — No one was hurt in a two-vehicle accident last weekend along Washingtonville Road here, State...
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A call about a woman who appeared to be relieving herself along Route 11 here led to her arrest on drug charges. Amber Lynn...
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 3
Berwick pair wins rental dispute BERWICK — District Judge Richard W. Knecht ruled in favor of defendants Jeremy and Julie Watts, 1400 Evergreen...
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 4
MILLVILLE — The following civil complaints were recently filed in the offices of District Judge Douglas Brewer recently. The defendants in such...
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken driver who used his older brother’s name when he was arrested by police last year pleaded guilty to making false reports and...
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints have been filed in the offices of District Judge Russell Lawton. The defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 5
DORRANCE TWP. — A Wapwallopen man was texting when he wrecked his car in a rollover crash, State Police said. Corey Marsicano, 33, lost control of...
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 5
Payments sought BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton. Defendants in such...
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 6
Woman admits to slapping someone BRIAR CREEK — A Briar Creek woman has admitted to pushing and slapping an unnamed victim with an open fist on...
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 8
BERWICK — A borough resident was accused of three property maintenance violations on Oct. 29. Court papers say Rosa D. Reyes, 235 W. Second St.,...
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 10
MILLVILLE — In a landlord-tenant complaint filed in the office of District Judge Doug D. Brewer, Dawn Kreamer, 308 Legion Road, Millville, seeks $349...
Published on November 14, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Benton man stopped by police for having a loud exhaust system had 1,000 glassine bags containing heroin in his pocket, police said....
Published on November 13, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — A wanted man was found to have a bandanna, a loaded CO2 pellet gun and a flashlight after he ran from police and was later caught in the...
Published on November 13, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — “The other car came out of nowhere,” a crash victim allegedly told police early Oct. 28. But the investigating officer was suspicious....
Published on November 13, 2018 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — President Judge Thomas A. James had some words of advice for the 11 defendants entering the ARD program last week in Columbia County...
Published on November 12, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey man found sitting on the ground by officers had a “vape pen” containing concentrated marijuana oil, police say. Just after...
Published on November 12, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A restaurant owner cited with punching a waitress in the back was cleared in court Monday after video surveillance cast “a lot of doubt...
Published on November 12, 2018 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A man on heroin and meth crawling shirtless in the Mifflinville Fire Company’s parking lot Oct. 8 pulled an empty bag of heroin out of...
Published on November 12, 2018 - Page 4
Cops: Man DUI near school in morning FRANKLIN TWP. — A man pulled over just before 8 a.m. near Southern Columbia schools was charged with drunken...
Published on November 12, 2018 - Page 5
Police: Man used fake $100 bill MILLVILLE — A man is accused of using a counterfeit $100 bill to buy cigarettes at Dog Gone Fuel Oct. 1. Police...
Published on November 12, 2018 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A woman nabbed shoplifting at Dollar General on Market Street also had fentanyl and meth in her possession when confronted by police,...
Published on November 12, 2018 - Page 12
BERWICK — A man allegedly took off running from a police officer who confronted him about an arrest warrant. Berwick Police Sgt. Stephen Levan...
Published on November 11, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A clerk wrestled a teen wearing a pumpkin mask to the floor of the Uni-Mart along Lightstreet Road early Friday after the youth tried to...
Published on November 11, 2018 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man who was drinking alcohol in the middle of a street during Homecoming weekend told police he found a bag of cocaine at a party on...
Published on November 11, 2018 - Page 4
Cops: Driver was on meth BERWICK — Police pulled over an SUV with a burned-out taillight and discovered a driver with a suspended license who was...